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Model Name: Casio EXILIM EX-FC100 
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: EX-FC100
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2009-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.5 oz (156 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 0.9 in.
(99 x 58 x 23 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 9.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.79 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3456 x 2592 (9.0 MP, 4:3),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
480x360 (30-210)
224x168 (420)
224x56 (1000)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG), IMA-ADPCM
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: EXILIM Optical; 9 elements in 7 groups, including aspherical element
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 185 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.9 - 8.5 (wide) / f/4.5 - ? (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detect with face detection; Spot, Multi or Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,400 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 8.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day white FL, Daylight FL, Tungsten, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/40000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: 21 "Best Shot" scene modes
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Red Eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 0.1m to 3.2m (Wide Angle) / 0.6m to 2.5m (Telephoto)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG), IMA-ADPCM
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended):  
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 1.530
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.000
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): Unlimited
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.841
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.935
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.012
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 3.800
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-40
Usable Battery Types: Lithium ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-40 Lithium ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 300
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Casio CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: High-speed 30 shot-per-second burst rate and high-speed movies at a maximum of 1000 fps. Sensor-shift Image Stabilization. Available in gray and white.

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